Report published 28th January 2021

Report published 28th January 2021

Data extracted covering testing up to 25th January 2021 show that the total number of confirmed cases for the last 7 days is 2368, a decrease of 1242 cases on the previous week. The latest weekly rate of Covid-19 in Liverpool is 475.5 per 100,000 population and the latest positivity testing rate* is 17.6%.
Of the 2368 confirmed cases in the last 7 days, 437 (18.5%) were detected using Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) kits.

The majority of cases (52%) were in those aged under 40 years, whereas 30% cases were in those aged 40-59 yrs. Of all the confirmed cases in the last seven days 52% were female and 48% were male. Of those cases where ethnicity was given, 85% people were recorded as White British and 15% people were from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background.

Compared to the previous week the rate of new infections in the city has slightly decreased, however the 7-day rate remains very high.

The wards with the largest number of confirmed cases are Yew Tree (137 cases), Speke-Garston (127 cases), Fazakerley (115 cases), Norris Green (107 cases), Riverside (101 cases), Warbreck (90 cases), Kirkdale (89 cases), Princes Park (88 cases), Allerton and Hunts Cross (87 cases) and Kensington and Fairfield (87 cases).

Between 21st-27th January 2021 there were 237 registered deaths in Liverpool, of which 51% (n=120) were Covid-19 deaths.

* Positivity rate = total number of positive tests from all tests carried out in the last 7 days

Source: Public Health England Covid-19 Situational Awareness Explorer

Coronavirus cases in Liverpool by Ward
Ward name Total weekly cases Total weekly lateral flow test cases
Allerton and Hunts Cross 87 18
Anfield 84 15
Belle Vale 68 16
Central 46 15
Childwall 75 15
Church 52 13
Clubmoor 80 11
County 78 19
Cressington 63 8
Croxteth 83 15
Everton 75 12
Fazakerley 115 19
Greenbank 54 14
Kensington and Fairfield 87 17
Kirkdale 89 14
Knotty Ash 66 10
Mossley Hill 53 8
Norris Green 107 12
Old Swan 77 16
Picton 53 16
Princes Park 88 23
Riverside 101 31
St Michael's 72 10
Speke-Garston 127 25
Tuebrook and Stoneycroft 80 11
Warbreck 90 11
Wavertree 58 7
West Derby 64 14
Woolton 59 8
Yew Tree 137 14
Total 2368 437